'Hybrid' New Urbanism Comes Up Short

Two 'hybrid' New Urbanism projects in San Antonio fail to live up to NU goals, charge urban planners.

"Developers and Garza say TIF is an appropriate expense for neighborhoods built with New Urbanism in mind. Lots that could be sold as housing would be used instead for parks, civic space or any number of designs that make life easier for pedestrians and more expensive for developers... The designers called the plans hybrids of New Urbanism that have promising characteristics but shortcomings."

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